Department Seeks Further Comments on Proposals Related to No Surprises Act – Comment by February 5

Along with the Office of Personnel Management, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Departments of Labor and Treasury, HHS seeks comments on proposed rules related to the Federal independent dispute resolution process established under the No Surprises Act. The proposal includes new requirements for disclosing information along with the initial payment or notice of denial of payment for certain items and services subject to surprise billing protections.  Initially opened in the Federal Register on November 3, 2023, the proposal was republished on Monday of this week; comments will be accepted until February 5.

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